Master of Public Administration
Norwich University

Program Details

Help lead your community to growth and success with the skills you gain in this online Master of Public Administration degree. Coursework is designed to help employees of government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and nonprofits increase their understanding of leadership and community needs.

The university’s online MPA program helps adult learners become knowledgeable and innovative leaders in the public sector. The program culminates with a one-week on-campus residency where students will problem-solve and collaborate in person with their peers and professors. An exit portfolio allows you to showcase your skills and competencies and apply program concepts to real-world situations.

Choose from one of these seven concentrations:

  • Criminal Justice and Public Safety
  • Fiscal Management
  • Municipal Governance
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Public Administration Leadership and Crisis Management
  • Policy Analysis and Analytics
  • Procurement and Government Contract Management

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Norwich University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • This program requires a week-long residency on campus.